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Bob Mould – Distortion: 1989-2019

Bob Mould

Bob Mould – Distortion: 1989-2019

Bob Mould

Bob Mould – Distortion: 1989-2019

Release information

Release information

Label: Edsel • Format: CD • Date: 30/10/2020 Cat#: 5014797903852 • Barcode: EDSL0072X • Genre: Alternative, Rock

Track Listing

  1. Sunspots
  2. Wishing Well
  3. Heartbreak A Stranger
  4. See A Little Light
  5. Poison Years
  6. Sinners And Their Repentances
  7. Brasilia Crossed With Trenton
  8. Compositions For The Young And Old
  9. Lonely Afternoon
  10. Dreaming, I Am
  11. Whichever Way The Wind Blows
  1. Black Sheets Of Rain
  2. Stand Guard
  3. It's Too Late
  4. One Good Reason
  5. Stop Your Crying
  6. Hanging Tree
  7. The Last Night
  8. Hear Me Calling
  9. Out Of Your Life
  10. Disappointed
  11. Sacrifice / Let There Be Peace
  1. The Act We Act
  2. A Good Idea
  3. Changes
  4. Helpless
  5. Hoover Dam
  6. The Slim
  7. If I Can't Change Your Mind
  8. Fortune Teller
  9. Slick
  10. Man On The Moon
  1. Come Around
  2. Tilted
  3. Judas Cradle
  4. JC Auto
  5. Feeling Better
  6. Walking Away
  1. Gift
  2. Company Book
  3. Your Favorite Thing
  4. What You Want It To Be
  5. Gee Angel
  6. Panama City Motel
  7. Can't Help You Anymore
  8. Granny Cool
  9. Believe What You're Saying
  10. Explode And Make Up
  1. Needle Hits E
  2. If I Can't Change Your Mind (Solo Mix)
  3. Try Again
  4. Where Diamonds Are Halos (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 22nd July 1992)
  5. Armenia City In The Sky (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 22nd July 1992)
  6. Clownmaster
  7. Anyone (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 22nd July 1992)
  8. JC Auto (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 22nd July 1992)
  9. Believe What You're Saying (Campfire Mix)
  10. Mind Is An Island
  11. Frustration
  12. Going Home
  13. In The Eyes Of My Friends
  14. And You Tell Me
  15. If I Can't Change Your Mind (BBC Radio Session)
  16. Hoover Dam (BBC Radio Session)
  17. The Slim (BBC Radio Session)
  18. Where Diamonds Are Halos (BBC Radio Session)
  1. Anymore Time Between
  2. I Hate Alternative Rock
  3. Fort Knox, King Solomon
  4. Next Time That You Leave
  5. Egøverride
  6. Thumbtack
  7. Hair Stew
  8. Deep Karma Canyon
  9. Art Crisis
  10. Roll Over And Die
  1. New #1
  2. Moving Trucks
  3. Taking Everything
  4. First Drag Of The Day
  5. Classifieds
  6. Who Was Around?
  7. Skintrade
  8. Vaporub
  9. Sweet Serene
  10. Megamanic
  11. Reflecting Pool
  12. Along The Way
  1. 180 Rain
  2. Sunset Safety Glass
  3. Semper Fi
  4. Homecoming Parade
  5. Lost Zoloft
  6. Without?
  7. Slay/Sway
  8. The Receipt
  9. Quasar
  10. Soundonsound
  11. Hornery
  12. Comeonstrong
  13. Trade
  14. Author's Lament
  1. Theme (It's A Perfect Day)
  2. Guys Like You
  3. Devil v. Angel
  4. I Cannot Reverse You
  5. The Fall Collection
  6. This Is The Way I Want It
  7. BB DuBois
  8. Factory Builders Convention
  9. NumberNine
  10. Heaven's On Fire
  11. We Need The Truth
  12. Helium
  1. Circles
  2. (Shine Your) Light Love Hope
  3. Paralyzed
  4. I Am Vision, I Am Sound
  5. Underneath Days
  6. Always Tomorrow
  7. Days Of Rain
  8. Best Thing
  9. High Fidelity
  10. Missing You
  11. Gauze Of Friendship
  12. Beating Heart The Prize
  1. Hormone Love
  2. Here And Now
  3. Overload
  4. Saturday Night All The Time
  5. Life With A View
  6. Man Keeps Winning
  7. Lemonade
  8. Tag It
  9. Fallout
  10. Get Inside With Me
  11. Beautiful
  12. Ballad Of Mark Dirt
  1. Stupid Now
  2. Who Needs To Dream?
  3. Again And Again
  4. Old Highs, New Lows
  5. Return To Dust
  6. The Silence Between Us
  7. Shelter Me
  8. Very Temporary
  9. Miniature Parade
  10. Walls In Time
  1. Life And Times
  2. The Breach
  3. City Lights (Days Go By)
  4. MM 17
  5. Argos
  6. Bad Blood Better
  7. Wasted World
  8. Spiraling Down
  9. I'm Sorry, Baby, But You Can't Stand In My Light Any More
  10. Lifetime
  1. Star Machine
  2. Silver Age
  3. The Descent
  4. Briefest Moment
  5. Steam Of Hercules
  6. Fugue State
  7. Round The City Square
  8. Angels Rearrange
  9. Keep Believing
  10. First Time Joy
  1. Low Season
  2. Little Glass Pill
  3. I Don't Know You Anymore
  4. Kid With Crooked Face
  5. Nemeses Are Laughing
  6. The War
  7. Forgiveness
  8. Hey Mr. Grey
  9. Fire In The City
  10. Tomorrow Morning
  11. Let The Beauty Be
  12. Fix It
  1. Voices In My Head
  2. The End Of Things
  3. Hold On
  4. You Say You
  5. Losing Sleep
  6. Pray For Rain
  7. Lucifer And God
  8. Daddy's Favorite
  9. Hands Are Tied
  10. Black Confetti
  11. Losing Time
  12. Monument
  1. Sunshine Rock
  2. What Do You Want Me To Do
  3. Sunny Love Song
  4. Thirty Dozen Roses
  5. The Final Years
  6. Irrational Poison
  7. I Fought
  8. Sin King
  9. Lost Faith
  10. Camp Sunshine
  11. Send Me A Postcard
  12. Western Sunset
  1. Sunspots (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  2. Wishing Well (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  3. Compositions For The Young And Old (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  4. Heartbreak A Stranger (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  5. Dreaming, I Am (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  6. If You're True (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  7. Poison Years (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  8. Sinners And Their Repentances (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  9. Lonely Afternoon (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  10. Brasilia Crossed With Trenton (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  11. See A Little Light (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  12. Whichever Way The Wind Blows (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  13. All Those People Know (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  14. Shoot Out The Lights (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  15. Hardly Getting Over It (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  16. Celebrated Summer (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  17. Makes No Sense At All (Live At The Cabaret Metro, 14th May 1989)
  1. Gift (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  2. Company Book (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  3. Hoover Dam (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  4. After All The Roads Have Led To Nowhere (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  5. Where Diamonds Are Halos (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  6. Slick (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  7. Going Home (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  8. Running Out Of Time (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  9. Frustration (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  10. Changes (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  11. Can't Help You Any More (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  12. Helpless (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  13. If I Can't Change Your Mind (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  14. In The Eyes Of My Friends (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  15. Clownmaster (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  16. Gee Angel (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  17. Explode And Make Up (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  18. The Slim (Live At First Avenue, 2nd November 1994)
  1. Moving Trucks (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  2. Taking Everything (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  3. First Drag Of The Day (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  4. I Hate Alternative Rock (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  5. Stand Guard (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  6. Classifieds (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  7. Hear Me Calling (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  8. Art Crisis (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  9. Anymore Time Between (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  10. Skintrade (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  11. Eternally Fried (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  12. Roll Over And Die (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  13. Lonely Afternoon (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  14. Egøverride (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  15. Reflecting Pool (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  16. Disappointed (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  17. Hanging Tree (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  18. Man On The Moon (Live At The Forum, 29th October 1998)
  1. The Act We Act (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  2. A Good Idea (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  3. I Hate Alternative Rock (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  4. See A Little Light (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  5. Hoover Dam (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  6. Circles (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  7. Paralyzed (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  8. I Apologize (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  9. Chartered Trips (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  10. Celebrated Summer (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  11. Makes No Sense At All (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  12. New Day Rising (Live At Kutshers Country Club, 21st September 2008)
  1. All Those People Know
  2. No Water In Hell
  3. Dying From The Inside Out (The Golden Palominos)
  4. Dio (Throwing Muses)
  5. Hickory Wind (Bob Mould And Vic Chesnutt)
  6. Can't Fight It
  7. Turning Of The Tide
  8. Dog On Fire (Demo)
  9. Fort Knox, King Solomon (Live At First Avenue, March 1995)
  10. I Hate Alternative Rock (Live At First Avenue, March 1995)
  11. Wanted Was
  12. Eternally Fried
  13. Doubleface
  14. He Didn't (The 6ths)
  1. Castor And Pollux
  2. Surveyors And Cranes
  3. Love Escalator
  4. Lowdown Ground
  5. My Old Friend
  6. Nihil
  7. Could You Be The One? (Live At The 9:30 Club, 7th October 2005)
  8. I Apologize (Live At The 9:30 Club, 7th October 2005)
  9. Chartered Trips (Live At The 9:30 Club, 7th October 2005)
  10. Dear Rosemary (Foo Fighters)
  11. Father's Day (Butch Walkers)
  12. I Don't Mind
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About this release

Edsel presents ‘Distortion: 1989-2019’, an expansive 24CD box set chronicling the solo career of legendary American musician Bob Mould. Studio albums -Workbook (1989), Black Sheets Of Rain (1990), Copper Blue (1992), Beaster (1993), File Under: Easy Listening (1994), Besides (1995), Bob Mould (1996), The Last Dog And Pony Show (1998), modulate. (2002), Long Playing Grooves. (2002), Body Of Song (2005), Blowoff (2006), District Line (2008), Life And Times (2009), Silver Age (2012), Beauty And Ruin (2014), Patch The Sky (2016), Sunshine Rock (2019). Live albums – Live at the Cabaret Metro, 1989 (1989), The Joke Is Always On Us, Sometimes (1994), Livedog98 (1998) Live At ATP 2008 (2008). Bonus material – Besides (1995), Distortion Plus: 1989-2019 (new and exclusive 2CD compilation). Bob Mould’s career began in 1979 with the iconic underground punk group Hüsker Dü, before forming the beloved alternative rock band Sugar and releasing numerous critically acclaimed solo albums.

Assembled with the assistance of Bob Mould himself, This is the definitive career spanning box set that fans have been waiting for. 18 studio albums together for the first time, including every Bob Mould release from the iconic Workbook (1989) right up to the acclaimed Sunshine Rock (2019). Plus the complete Sugar discography and long out-of-print electronic projects Loudbomb and Blowoff. 4 live albums from across Mould’s career – Livedog98, Live At ATP 2008, Live at the Cabaret Metro, 1989 and Sugar’s The Joke Is Always On Us, Sometimes. Distortion Plus: 1989-2019, a new and exclusive collection of rarities and collaborations across 2 CDs. Highlights include ‘Dear rosemary’ (Mould’s 2011 collaboration with Foo Fighters), the previously unreleased original demo of ‘Dog on Fire’ (Theme from the Daily Show) and live tracks from the 2007 Circle of Friends’ concert film.

Mastered by Jeff Lipton and Maria Rice at Peerless Mastering in Boston.

Also includes a 72-page companion booklet featuring: liner notes by journalist Keith Cameron; a foreword by writer and actor Fred Armisen; contributions from Richard Thompson, Shirley Manson, and Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino; lyrics and memorabilia.

CD 1 – Bob Mould – Workbook (1989)
CD 2 – Bob Mould – Blacksheets Of Rain (1990)
CD 3 – Sugar – Copper Blue (1992)
CD 4 – Sugar – Beaster (1993)
CD 5 – Sugar – File Under: Easy Listening (1994)
CD 6 – Sugar – Besides (1995)
CD 7 – Bob Mould – Bob Mould (1996)
CD 8 – Bob Mould – The Last Dog And Pony Show (1998)
CD 9 – Bob Mould – modulate. (2002)
CD 10 – LoudBomb – Long Play Grooves. (2002)
CD 11 – Bob Mould – Body Of Song (2005)
CD 12 – Blowoff – Blowoff (2006)
CD 13 – Bob Mould – District Line (2008)
CD 14 – Bob Mould – Life And Times (2009)
CD 15 – Bob Mould – Silver Age (2012)
CD 16 – Bob Mould – Beauty And Ruin (2014)
CD 17 – Bob Mould – Patch The Sky (2016)
CD 18 – Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock (2019)
CD 19 – Bob Mould – Live At The Cabaret Metro, 1989 (1989)
CD 20 – Sugar – The Joke Is Always On Us, Sometimes (1995)
CD 21 – BobMouldBand – LiveDog98 (2002)
CD 22 – Bob Mould Band – Live At ATP 2008 (2009)
CD 23 – Distortion Plus: 1989-2019
CD 24 – Distortion Plus: 1989-2019